Ceratobregma acanthops 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Tripterygiidae

Scientific Name: Ceratobregma acanthops (Whitley, 1964)
Common Name(s):
English Spotted Spiny-eye Triplefin
Genus A acanthops (Whitley, 1964)
Vauclusella acanthops Whitley, 1964

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2014
Date Assessed: 2010-05-03
Assessor(s): Williams, J. & Holleman, W.
Reviewer(s): Hines, A., Polidoro, B. & Carpenter, K.E.

Ceratobregma acanthops is endemic to Australia.  Currently there is no population data available. There are no known threats to this species.  It occurs in several  marine protected areas and is listed as Least Concern.  We recommend further research on its life history characteristics, ecology, and monitoring of its population status.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Ceratobregma acanthops is endemic to northeastern Australia and the Coral Sea Islands.
Countries occurrence:
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Pacific – western central
Additional data:
Lower depth limit (metres):28
Upper depth limit (metres):1
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Population [top]

Population:There is no population data available for Ceratobregma acanthops.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Ceratobregma acanthops is associated with coral and rocky reefs (Fricke 1994).  It occurs in depths to 28 m.

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is not utilized.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known threats to Ceratobregma acanthops.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions:

Ceratobregma acanthops is found in several marine protected areas within its range.

Citation: Williams, J. & Holleman, W. 2014. Ceratobregma acanthops. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T179035A1561988. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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